Lake-Sumter State College

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School Overview

Lake-Sumter State College (LSSC), formerly Lake-Sumter Community College, located in Leesburg, Florida is a state college that belongs to the Florida College System. In addition to its main campus, the college has branch campuses in Clermont (South Lake Campus) and Sumterville (Sumter Campus).

Lake-Sumter State College offers undergraduate degree programs including two-year Associate of Arts (AA), Associate of Applied Science (AAS) and four-year Bachelor of Arts degrees. In addition to accredited degree programs the college also offers professional certificates and disciplines-specific diplomas. Students can also take advantage of a 2+2 program the college provides enabling them to transfer directly to St. Leo University or University of Central Florida (UCF) upon completion of the program.

Through the DirectConnect to UCF partnership, established between Lake-Sumter State College and the University of Central Florida several years ago, LSSC students who successully complete their AA or AS degree are guaranteed admission into UCF. LSSC students who sign up for the DirectConnect to UCF program also receive academic advising, fininancial planning advising, and admissions advising by UCF. One of the primary reasons the DirectConnecct to UCF partnership was established was to help UCF honor its commitment to provide higher education opportunities to the local residents of central Florida.

General Information

Admission Office

9501 U.S. Highway 441

Leesburg, FL 34788-8751

(352) 323-3665

Fax: (352) 365-3553



Contact: Mark Swearingen

Director, Admissions/ Registrar
Main Address

9501 U.S. Highway 441

Leesburg, FL 34788-8751

(352) 787-3747

www.lscc.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 3,907

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 687

Degree-seeking undergrads: 3,274

Setting

Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $25

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Special requirements for nursing program.


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Commercial/Advertising Art A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting, bookeeping, and related programs C
Business Administration/Management A,C
Business data processing A
Entrepreneurial Studies C
Executive Assistant A,C

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Programming – Specific Applications A
Computer Systems Analysis A

Education

Early Childhood Education A

Engineering Technologies

Computer Systems A
Electrical Engineering Technologies A,C

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Service A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Emergency Medical Technology A
Medical Records Technology A
Nursing (RN) A

Law & Legal Studies

Paralegal/Legal Assistance A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Sport/Fitness Administration A
Sports medicine A

Security & Protective Services

Fire Protection/Safety Technology A
Fire Science/Firefighting A
Law Enforcement Administration A

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Lake-Sumter State College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(352) 787-3747
Website:www.lssc.edu
Type of School:4-year, Public
Apply Online:lssc.edu/admissions/Pages/Apply%20Online.aspx
Address:9501 US Hwy 441, Leesburg, FL 34788-8751
Setting:22
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:4,613
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:19 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:2,652 (57% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$3,172
Out-of-state Tuition:$13,276
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:70%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$4,335

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Lake-Sumter State College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Lake-Sumter State College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services621
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services32
Construction Trades21
Education11
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences21
Health Professions and Related Programs33
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service2
Legal Professions and Studies1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Natural Resources and Conservation1
Grand total17151

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Lake-Sumter State College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Education1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Grand total3

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Lake-Sumter State College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$3,172
Out-of-state$13,276
Books and supplies$1,000

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid41070%
Grant or scholarship aid39267%$4,335
Student loan aid305%$4,179

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid1,96642%$4,627
Federal student loans2125%$4,538

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Lake-Sumter State College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Lake-Sumter State College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Lake-Sumter State College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment4,613
Undergraduate enrollment4,613
Graduate enrollment0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Lake-Sumter State College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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